If you're looking for hotels in Menasha close to bars and restaurants, you'll want to stick with areas close to Doty Island. You'll find a couple of hotels in Neenah, about a 4min drive from Menasha, like DoubleTree by Hilton Menasha, that'll be within walking distance from bars and restaurants like R & R Bar and Jitters Bars. You can also take a taxi between the two cities and venture further into Menasha city centre to visit a couple of the local favourites like The Old Grog, Plank Road Pub, or WeatherVane Restaurant. Accommodation in Menasha is scarce, but there are several available hotels in nearby Neenah and Fox Crossing.
Menasha hotels best suited to families and vacations with the kids are undoubtedly ones located close to the beach. Although beach accommodation in Menasha is minimal, you'll find places further west like Days Inn by Wyndham and Parkway Motel, all within walking distance from local beaches like Sunrise Bay, Rainbow Beach, and Doty Island. You'll be able to take a bus from the Neenah Transit Centre to Tayco & Broad and make the short walk into Menasha, where you'll find beaches like Brighton Beach and Waverley Beach. These provide the perfect opportunity for the whole family to relax in the sun and frolic in the waves. Most of the beaches have local restaurants and shopping opportunities nearby.
Once you've found your hotel or accommodation near Menasha, you'll be able to travel into the city and take advantage of the many things there are to do and see in the area. One of the closest places to find accommodation is a little further north in Fox Crossing (a part of old Menasha). Econo Lodge and Cobblestone Hotel & Suites are just around the corner from the bus station. Take a bus into Menasha and head to Doty Island to explore the artificial island with two cities. You can head further into Menasha and check out Loop The Little Lake Trail, Menasha Parks & Recreation, Smith Park, or Jefferson Park. If you're interested, head up north and explore the Heckrodt Wetland Reserve, or make your way to the Weis Earth Science Museum and visit the planetarium.
You can find Hotels around Menasha best suited for outdoor activities in either Fox Crossing (formerly Menasha) or nearby Neenah, at places like Best Western Premier in Neenah or Econo Lodge in Fox Crossing. You'll be able to get around easily from these two properties to places like the Heckrodt Wetland Reserve. If you want to experience more, consider hotels and accommodation closer to Appleton, like Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley, The Roost Bed & Breakfast, or Budget Inn of Appleton and head through to places like High Cliff State Park, 1000 Islands Environmental Center, Lutz Park, or the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve. Menasha, Neenah, and Appleton are teeming with outdoorsy things to do.
Menasha is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Sunny, Private, Lake Luxury Home, which has a current rating of 9.6. For other potential stays, consider Sunset Beach On Little Lake Butte Des Morts and Breathtaking beach front, quiet area, close to amenities and attrations, which can also be great places to stay in Menasha.